Transport Intermediaries

Kewill warns on profit

AJOT | April 04, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

British software firm Kewill Plc said it could not complete two large contracts it had planned to secure in fiscal 2012 and warned that revenue and profit would remain flat. Read More »

Woodland leads the way with state-of-the-art scanner

AJOT | April 04, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The Woodland Group has become the first UK freight forwarder to purchase and install a Westminster dual view cargo and pallet X-ray scanner ' a state-of-the-art machine more commonly seen in the US. Read More »

NRS becomes one of the first transport providers in US to receive new TAPA certification for supply

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

National Retail Systems, Inc. (NRS), a leading provider of logistics services to U.S. retailers, pharmaceutical companies and consumer goods manufacturers, today announced that the company has received certification from the Transported Asset Protection A Read More »

Damco extends Cargo 2000’s coverage of the global air cargo market

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Already representing over 70% of the global air cargo market, Cargo 2000's quality management system has been strengthened further by Damco's decision to join the group. Read More »

FPS Hawaii groupage cuts time and cost

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

FPS Hong Kong, one of the founder members of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group forwarding and logistics network , is launching a new direct ocean groupage service to Honolulu, Hawaii that reduces traditional costs and transit times. Read More »

Agility Q4 net profit rises 114%

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuwait's Agility, the logistics firm facing U.S. fraud charges, posted a 114-percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit compared with the same period in 2010, the firm said in a statement. Read More »

Data2Logistics certified as TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor amid global growth

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Global freight bill processor, auditor and advisor Data2Logistics announces the designation of the organization as a TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Certified Company. The program verifies a company's compliance with the EU Safe Harbor Framework, and verifies self- Read More »

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) launches joint venture with ITSA (Italy)

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services' (Overseas Group), one of the world's top 100 global logistics providers, recently finalized an historic joint venture (JV) with International Transport Services Associated (ITSA). Headquartered in Rome, Italy, ITSA has spent over 3 Read More »

RedStone Logistics offers new StoneBench service, a diagnostic transportation assessment tool

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

RedStone Logistics, a third-party logistics company specializing in logistics management services, has begun offering a new diagnostic transportation assessment service, StoneBench. The new service, provided at no cost for a limited time, provides compani Read More »

Shipco adds operations office in Laem Chabang, Thailand

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Shipco Transport has announced the opening of its third operations office in Thailand. Situated in Thailand's largest port, Laem Chabang is located 120 km southeast of downtown Bangkok and 90 km southeast of Lat Krabang and Suvarnabhumi airport. The new o Read More »

Supply chain consulting firm expanding headquarters in Hamilton County


AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

enVista, LLC, an enterprise and supply chain consulting services firm, announced plans to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 96 new jobs by 2016.

 The company, which serves customers in the retail, automotive and health care industr Read More »

U-Freight partner gains AEO status

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Tracosa Aduanas, the Spanish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has become an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) in the Customs Simplifications category. Read More »

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics first logistics service provider to join Sustainable Apparel Coalition

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is a coalition of leading apparel and footwear companies who represent over 30% of the industry's global market share. SAC members promote a common approach to measuring and evaluating the social- and environmental Read More »

DSV has been fined 379,000 euros by EU

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Danish freight forwarder DSV said the European Commission had ordered it to pay a fine of 379,000 euros ($504,900) for a subsidiary's participation in a European cartel. Read More »

EU sets cartel fines on freight forwarding firms of 169 million euros

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Thirteen logistics firms, including UPS, Panalpina and Expeditors, were fined a total 169 million euros ($225 million) by the European Commission for cartel activities. Read More »

Food aid graft worsened Kenya drought impact

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Rampant corruption in food aid worsened the suffering of Kenyans hit by drought last year, Transparency International said, with some politicians sabotaging food distribution and giving it out where it was not needed to win support. Read More »

Innovative rolling loading dock safety gate offers OSHA compliant fall protection

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Diversified Fall Protection recently unveiled an improved loading dock safety gate to further complement the company's comprehensive line of fall protection solutions. This OSHA-compliant rolling safety gate protects personnel from loading dock falls and Read More »

Kuehne & Nagel mull appeal, after EU sets cartel fine

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Swiss logistics group Kuehne & Nagel said it is considering appealing against an 53.7 million euro ($71.54 mln) fine from the EU commission decision for cartel activities, saying the investigation was not carried out correctly. Read More »

EU sets cartel fines on freight forwarding firms of 169 million euros

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Thirteen logistics firms, including UPS, Panalpina and Expeditors, were fined a total 169 million euros ($225 million) by the European Commission for cartel activities. Read More »

Menlo Worldwide Logistics appoints two new directors in South Asia

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced the appointments of two new directors within its South Asia organization. Victor Loo was named director of Operations, while Kelza Phang has been appointed director Read More »